Lead Researcher Claudio Luchinat
Address Giotto Biotech
6 Via Madonna del Piano
50019 Sesto Fiorentino (FI)
Description Giotto is a biotech SME founded in 2011 as a spin-off of the University of Florence.  It provides a wide range of products, biomolecules, methods and services for the pharmaceutical and diagnostic fields.
Facilities and Expertise Giotto has top level competences in several aspects of molecular biology and organic synthesis.  The company has extensive and leading expertise in protein production in E. coli and recently in human host cells, and in strains optimized with respect to the protein features.  It has deep expertise also in the characterization of produced proteins and in the protein/candidate-drug adducts.  Giotto’s facilities include:

  • fully equipped molecular biology laboratories for handling E. coli and eukaryotic cells
  • biophysical characterization tools such as DLS, CDE, SPR, fluorimetry, calorimetry
Other Researchers Dr. Kathleen McGreevy
Dr. Eva Grassi